If you don’t want to do that, just clone accent and use
in the root of the accent directory, or, simply download accent.
You can edit the variables in
_config.yml as per your needs. Edit only the variables under the section marked User Settings.
Most of the variables are self explanatory. Notes about few of the non obvious ones:
You can change the hex value of the variable
_sass/_style.scssto any color value that you want. This will change the accent of the theme.
trueto reveal a short bio section on the index page.
about_footerto true or false will turn the
aboutsection at the bottom of every post to on or off respectively.
descriptionis the summary that will show up in places like facebook thumbnails, twitter cards and google search results.
Note: Don’t change any variable under Build Settings.
- To create a new post, simply save the
.markdownfile in the
_postsdirectory in the format.
For Syntax highlighting, accent uses Rouge which is the default highlighter in Jekyll 3 and above. If you don’t know how to highlight a code block, refer.
To set up Google Analytics tracking id, just set the
For comments, accent uses Disqus. To set comments on your site, just paste the universal code in
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